Aiming to encourage more visitors to Exmoor to enjoy the area’s delicious local produce and the landscape it comes from, Eat Exmoor is a comprehensive development & marketing project from Exmoor National Park and Visit Exmoor with support from West Somerset Council.
“Over £40m a year is spent by visitors to Greater Exmoor on food and drink. This is part of the Exmoor story: farming sustains the landscape, the landscape sustains tourism and food sustains visitors!”
Dan James, Sustainable Economy Manager
Exmoor National Park
The intention is to add value and bring benefits to the numerous food initiatives already in place across Exmoor from iconic products to unique events and experiences and those establishments serving the very best local food and drink. Read more about the project here (PDF).
The first ever Eat Exmoor Food and Dink trade show was held in February 2018. Approx. 200 people attended with over 30 trade stands, chef demos and inspiring talks. The day encouraged greater links between local producers and hospitality providers and encouraged greater use of local produce by all. Details of future events will be posted here.
Local Food and Drink Marketing Toolkit
Whether you're a food producer or hospitality provider this toolkit will help you to champion the best of Exmoor produce and maximise sales, benefiting from your association with local food stories and the produce from our breath-taking landscapes.
Download a copy here (PDF)
Local Producers' Database
We've compiled a database of local producers which can be made available to businesses looking to source local produce to use or sell to customers. Check your business is listed - email Katrina at KJMunro@exmoor-nationalpark.gov.uk or call 01398 322236.
You'll find the database here
Join the conversation
Use the #EatExmoor hashtag in your social media posts such as food and drink related events, experiences, images and opportunities.
CareMoor for Exmoor Dining Club
A series of Dining Club events at venues around Greater Exmoor is under construction and will be published shortly. The events will provide publicity for the venues involved and will be key to pushing out the local food message whilst also raising money for CareMoor. Read more about the Dining Club Here.
Eat Exmoor Guide
Visit Exmoor have produced a new Eat Exmoor section of their website where you can also download a digital copy (PDF) of their new Eat Exmoor Guide a full colour 32 page guide to the best food and drink on Exmoor. As well as advertisements and listings for restaurants, cafes and food producers, the vibrant guide includes inspirational local food stories and food experiences and will be a great way to gain publicity for your business. If you'd like to advertise in a future edition please contact email@example.com.
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